Pankaj, who filmed the trip and the video is up on ISKCON Gurugram’s YouTube page, speaks about the 48-hour journey.
The closest one can get to in attempting to define Patanjali's Ishwara is the concept of purusha, especially the primordial purusha in Sankhya, which is an atheistic philosophy.
In our race to compete with the world, we will by ourselves be unable to sit back and see the fallacy of what we are pursuing in the name of daily work.
This harsh line of duality is the cause that keeps us bound to this wheel of change from birth to death and back to birth endlessly.
There once was a spiritual aspirant living in a village. He was absorbed in his practices with an attitude of surrender. There was a person in the village who would always mock and criticise him.
Being able to visualise how your motivation influences your success leading to wellbeing, can have a potent effect to move further in life.
Everything we see in this world is not as it is, but as it appears to us. The mind is constantly projecting images, thoughts and emotions that it identifies as ‘I’.
If you want to make relationships beautiful, it’s important to turn inwards and looks at ourselves deeply.
Having understood the futility and implications of the emotion, let’s be determined to convert our homes and workplaces into peaceful abodes. It is easier than we think.
When we look at the big picture, the most significant pursuit is making the best use of time. We are here to accumulate spiritual wealth.
Once that is clear, the untruth, unreal and the temporary has to be discarded and the seeker must stand under the shade of reality.
Some people keep investing money in their own business even if it is incurring losses.
On a flight, or travelling fast in a car, it seems to us like we are stationary because there are no relative differences in our perception to make us experience movement from one place to another.
Stress an emotional pain, which comes to tell us there is something we need to change. If unattended, stress can affect our efficiency, memory power, decision power and hence our performance.
Then Chandi as Maha Lakshmi destroys the shape-shifting Mahishasura who represents the vanity and power of the Rajasic nature in us.